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  • University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Columbia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"Tell me about your nontraditional background." Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"Pick an ethical problem. Tell me how it's affecting medicine and how you would resolve it." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What personal characteristics do you have that you would like to improve on?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you like to do in your spare time?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Three years keeping my ears open during undergrad." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The PBL curriculum encourages cooperation. Teamwork is encouraged. You're expected to study hard on your own to help your team. In exchange you get a fair amount of free time. This is a family-friendly school in all respects." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Can't see the anatomy lab. Not uncommon." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The parking lot is on the opposite side of the building from the medical school. I already knew they didn't serve lunch." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great experience. Financial problems formerly experienced by the institution appear to be behind them. Although the tuition is high for a state school, you get a great medical school experience in return. Their philosophy is more cooperative than many other schools. Why put your medical students through hell when they learn much more when they're happy? " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/19/2004

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